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Instant coffee vs Tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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0
Tea
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Equal in Copper - 0.011
Equal in Zinc - 0.01
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Equal in Copper - 0.011
Equal in Zinc - 0.01
Equal in Sodium - 4

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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4
Tea
Contains more Vitamin B3 +637.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +637.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
0
Instant coffee
0
Tea
Mineral Summary Score
1
Instant coffee
1
Tea

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
1%
Instant coffee
0%
Tea
Carbohydrates
0%
Instant coffee
0%
Tea
Fats
0%
Instant coffee
0%
Tea

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Instant coffee Tea
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Instant coffee Tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tea
Tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tea
Tea is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Instant coffee
Instant coffee contains less Sugars (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Instant coffee
Instant coffee is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Instant coffee Tea Opinion
Calories 2 1 Instant coffee
Protein 0.1 0.06 Instant coffee
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.34 0.17 Instant coffee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tea
Iron 0.04 0.01 Instant coffee
Calcium 4 3 Instant coffee
Potassium 30 18 Instant coffee
Magnesium 4 2 Instant coffee
Sugars 0 0.02 Tea
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.011 0.011
Zinc 0.01 0.01
Starch
Phosphorus 3 1 Instant coffee
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tea
Vitamin B1 0 0
Vitamin B2 0.001 0.003 Tea
Vitamin B3 0.236 0.032 Instant coffee
Vitamin B5 0.001 0.013 Tea
Vitamin B6 0 0.001 Tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.002 0 Tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0
Polyunsaturated fat 0.002 0 Instant coffee
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The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.